Monthly Archives: November 2019

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Important Deadlines for Rising STARS Tuition Assistance

The Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL)’s Rising STARS Tuition Assistance (RSTA) program (administered by The Pennsylvania Key) helps cover a portion of tuition costs for early childhood professionals. This program has important deadlines quickly approaching for applications: Completed applications submitted before 4PM on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 will be approved and checks processed in [...]

Important Deadlines for Rising STARS Tuition Assistance2019-12-13T11:28:14-05:00

New Professional Development Organizations (PDOs) Seeking Feedback for Needs Assessment Surveys

The Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL) has begun the planning process with the regional Professional Development Organizations (PDOs). The PDOs were created to coordinate and facilitate access to credit-bearing coursework and credentials for the early childhood education (ECE) workforce. Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC) was selected for the Philadelphia and Southeast (Bucks, [...]

New Professional Development Organizations (PDOs) Seeking Feedback for Needs Assessment Surveys2019-11-21T16:04:01-05:00

DYK: Staying Up To Date

Did you know there's a great way to stay up-to-date on current early childhood education news in Pennsylvania? Sponsored by OCDEL, the PA Early Ed News is a monthly e-newsletter to inform early learning professionals, the early childhood community, school district staff, policymakers, community leaders and the public on developments in early childhood education and [...]

DYK: Staying Up To Date2019-11-15T08:23:20-05:00